Love at first heartbeat. Illustration by Dori Hartley
Dear Valentine,Years ago, as I reclined comfortably on an examination room table, an attendant jellied my belly with sonogram goo and, within a few seconds, I heard a sound I wo...Upon hearing that first prenatal heartbeat, this mother was already in love.
Nothing says "be mine" like spending time together. Credit: Corbis
Movies and Books to ShareSurprising your kids with a Valentine's Day treat is one of the sweetest perks of parenthood. And while candy and cards are nice, nothing s...Surprising your kids with a Valentine's Day treat is one of the sweetest perks of parenthood.
Momiji's "Love" doll holds a note inside. Credit: Lovemomiji.com
You could buy your daughter a Valentine's Day card from the grocery store. Or whip out the scissors and construction paper and go the homemade route.But, we're thinki...Slip an "I love you" message in a sweet tiny doll.
Company Kids heart and love pajamas make great Valentine's Day gifts. Credit: Company Kids We know, we know, hearts and Valentine's Day go together like peanut butter and jelly. But there's a reason they pair so well, so why fight it? ...Snuggle up to Valentine's Day-themed pajamas.
Pick out a special way to tell him how much you love him this Valentine's Day. Credit: Uncommon Goods How do I love thee? If you find yourself tongue-tied around your sweetheart or simply want to get it down on paper for time immemor...Tongue-tied around your sweetheart? This journal can help you tell him how you feel.
So sweet, you may want to order another one for yourself. Credit: Nouveau Compliments These upcycled LEGO heart necklaces are irresistibly sweet and the perfect Valentine's gift for a dear daughter, friend, mom or anyone who's young ...Handmade by a single mom in Michigan, each LEGO necklace is slightly different.
For such a short month, February is certainly packed with holidays. And we've got great new picture books to commemorate each of them.Amazon Groundhog Day "Brownie Groundhog and the February Fox" by Susan Blackaby, illustrated...For such a short month, February is certainly packed with holidays. And we've got great new picture books to commemorate each of them.
These sweet plush chocolates will definitely last longer and do less damage to your waistline than the consumable kind. Credit: My Paper Crane Sure, teddy bears are cute, but we can't think of anything more adorable than seeing our...Sure, teddy bears are cute, but we can't think of anything more adorable than seeing our little ones tote around a plush croissant, mushroom, tomato or donut.
Converse One Star gingham sneakers, top, Pediped heart shoes and Converse animal slip-ons are perfect holiday styles. Credit: Target, Pediped, ConverseYou may feel a little silly dressing up in pink and red -- all covered in hearts and cupids --...